Lee Stempniak’s Fantasy Hockey Stock Sizzling in the Desert

March 19th, 2010 by Iain Arseneau Leave a reply »

Lee Stempniak , LW/RW, Phoenix Coyotes—Stempniak has been absolutely dynamite since his arrival in the desert. He’s scored at a goal-per-game clip since the trade. It isn’t fair to expect Stempniak to keep up this otherworldly production, but he is still available on many waiver wires and could be a short-term fix to your scoring woes.

Blake Wheeler , RW, Boston Bruins—Wheeler has put up four points in his last four games. He tailed off dramatically over the second half of last season, and his dismal production this year was a big problem for the anemic Bruins offense. He’s showing signs of coming around though, so a strong finish could be in the cards for the former fifth-overall pick.

Sergei Kostitsyn , LW, Montreal Canadiens—As I mentioned last time, mini-Kostitsyn was a standout for Belarus at the Olympics, and his strong play has followed him back to the NHL. Kostitsyn has five points, four of them goals, in his last three games. With brother Andrei Kostitsyn back from injury and Mike Cammalleri on the mend, Kostitsyn is going to have to keep producing or risk losing ice time. This is a nice probl ...

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